For the first time in history, three brothers will be head coaches of Texas high school football programs simultaneously.
The historical move came on Friday morning when Merkel named Fort Worth Paschal offensive coordinator Will Kates its new head football coach and athletic director during its school board meeting.
Kates comes from a coaching family as he joins two brothers that also lead programs. Matt Kates leads La Grange, a 4A Division II school, while Ged Kates is the head coach at 5A Division I Richland. Will Kates is the youngest of the three. Continue reading “BREAKING: Merkel makes historical hire for new head football coach, athletic director”